Vegan Scones Recipe – come and take a look!
easy dairy free scones recipe
I just had to share my easy vegan scones recipe (s-gone) I love their warm home-baked, grandma infused smell and the way the butter and jam just ooze if you spread them when the scones are warm. Gorgeous, delightful and smell of home.
Here is how I bake them – simple, easy and speedy quick and they simply go down a treat.
Do scones have egg in them?
They can do but our recipe certainly doesn’t don’t worry!
What are vegan scones?
Vegan scones are the same scones you may know and love from you pre-vegan days but totally dairy free.
Where to buy vegan scones?
Truth be told they are not easy to get hold of but you don’t need to buy them you can absolutely make them. They are quick and easy and always taste better home bough.
Ingredients for easy vegan scones
- 225g self raising flour
- 50g vegan butter,
- pinch of salt
- 125ml almond milk
- 25g caster sugar
(Optional: 50g sultanas or other dried fruit)
For dairy free scones almond milk is my favourite but any dairy free milk would be fit for purpose.
How to make vegan scones
Easy Vegan Scones Recipe
- 225 g self raising flour
- 50 g vegan butter
- pinch of salt
- 125 ml almond milk
- 25 g caster sugar
- 50 g sultanas or other dried fruit
- Preheat oven to 220 degrees C/ gas mark 7.
- Grease a bakingtray.
- Put the flour and salt in a mixing bowl. Add the butter
- Using your fingers rub the mixture until it looks like looks like breadcrumbs.
- Stir in the sugar.
- Add the optional dried fruit and mix it in.
- Add milk to the mixture and bind it all together.
- Knead the mixture until you have a firm (ish) dough..
- Roll out the dough until it is about 2 cms thick.
- Cut out shapes with a round cookie cutter or small cup rim
- Put the vegan scones on a baking tray, brush them with milk and cook them for 15 minutes (but keep checking!)
- Cool and serve your vegan raisin scone recipe with jam and cream
Vegan scones recipe – a gift idea?
Vegan Scones with Clotted Cream
Do go full on traditional with lovely vegan clotted cream which you can make in just 3 minutes!
Vegan Scones with Raspberries
And serve up some fruit with your vegan scones so they aren’t too dry. Raspberries and strawberries are the perfect combination in my opinion.
Why the British love scones
When it comes to traditional British treats, one cannot overlook the iconic scone. These small, round pastries have captured the hearts and palates of the British people for centuries. But what is it about scones that make them so beloved?
1. Rich Culinary Heritage:
Scones have deep roots in British culinary history, dating back to at least the early 16th century. Over time, they have become an integral part of traditional afternoon tea gatherings and breakfasts across the nation. This longstanding association with heritage and tradition has helped solidify their place in British culture.
2. Versatility at Its Finest:
One reason why scones enjoy such widespread popularity is their versatility. Depending on personal preference or regional influences, these baked goodies can take on various flavours and textures. Traditional plain or fruit scones are common choices, but variations like cheese or herb-infused versions are equally adored. This adaptability allows everyone to find a favourite type of scone suited to their taste buds. And sit is so fantastic we can make them vegan!
3. The Perfect Tea Companion:
A quintessential element of afternoon tea service in Britain is a warm plate of freshly baked scones paired with clotted cream and jam – a combination known as “cream tea.” The soft yet slightly crumbly texture of a well-made scone provides an ideal canvas for spreading rich cream and fruity preserves. It’s no wonder that enjoying a vegabn cream tea absolutley means you have to include vegan scones.
Vegan baking for the whole family
The best vegan chocolate cake
I do hope you enjoyed this vegan scone recipe – if you love vegan baking then you are truly going to have to pop on over to my eat Simply blog and check out my recipe for easy vegan chocolate cake. it is perfect.